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FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
, hello to you i'm jon scott. jenna: we are so glad you are with us, everybody i'm jenna lee. fox news alert out on a libya. hours after a u.n. vote paves the way for international military action there, moammar gadhafi regime declares a ceasefire with the rebels. jon: they are ready to enforce a knee fly zone over libya. word of the vote sparked celebration in the streets of benghazi. there are plenty of questions about what happens now to the rebels and the last remaining stronghold city. that is where rick leventhal is streaming live for us. rick. >> reporter: benghazi remarkably quiet this afternoon, quiet in the sense there are no new air strikes here to report. no major celebrations in the street. of course there were last night, not just here but in many towns and cities across libya. where we were near the egypt border overnight they were firing weapons in air and celebration. a lot of jubilation over the no-fly zone being established in the hopes that perhaps the t t e has turned for this country. there is worry about moammar gadhafi sticking to his wordment thinks troops open
FOX News
Mar 8, 2011 11:00am EST
off with breaking news, we're so glad you're with us, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. we are here in the fox news room and "happening now", testing for the white house race water necessary 2011 and for the first time in this presidential cycle, five gop contenders appeared at an event together in iowa, the state that holds the first caucus in the entire nation. jenna: you see them on the screen, you have tim palenty, rick santorum, former house speaker newt gingrich and her man cane, also louisiana governor buddy romer trying to stand out from the crowd and drumming up support from the state's social conservatives steve brown is live from demoines, what does the iowa state and freedom coalition -- why is this important? >> it's a group worth watching, especially if you're talking about the iowa caucuses, it's probably the oldest social conservative group with religious roots and it's fire say that most of the group if not almost all members of this group with evangelical christians, a huge powerhouse in the republican party, so if you're going to be communicating to this group in
FOX News
Mar 31, 2011 11:00am EDT
whole lot of ground to cough today. we're so glad you're with us. i'm jenna lee. jon: we do indeed. i'm jon scott. "happening now", nato takes charge of air operations in libya as the fighting intensifies in one strategic oil town. those are antiqaddafi rebels, giving it all they've got, trying to retake control of brega as they come under rocket fire from pro qaddafi forces, the opposition getting hit hard in other parts of the cup as well. jenna: the u.s. considering a plan to arm the rebels, even though nato's chief is opposed to the idea. right now the cia has operatives on the ground in libya. jon: meantime a sign that qaddafi's regime may be cracking at the highest levels, with news the foreign minister defected, moussa koussa, arriving in the u.k. after resigning his post. jenna: that was definitely big news, a big ally of cadaf e. -- qaddafi. qaddafi and his son vowing to stay tough saying, quote, this is our country and we are strong on every front. jon: rick leventhal streaming live from tobruk, what's the latest on the fighting there? >> reporter: jon and jenna, it's sti
FOX News
Mar 9, 2011 11:00am EST
now. jenna: we're glad our with us on such a big day. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the president meeting with hillary clinton. topping the a skwrepbd today the escalating violence in libya and what we should do about it. oil and gas prices are skyrocketing. now the administration is considering tapping your strategic oil reserves to deal with the spike. jenna: the average price for regular gas $3.52. it depends where you live. it's a jump of nearly 80-cents from a year ago on average. mike emanuel is live at the white house on these big stories. we mentioned that strategic reserve. is that a serious consideration to tap into that? >> reporter: general a it's on the table but it doesn't sound like a serious consideration at this point. they are concerned here about the impact on the u.s. economic recovery. they are concerned on the impact on many american families, many of whom have had a difficult couple of years. as for tapping the spr as they call it here, here is spokesman jay carney. >> it's an option on the table. remember all the options that we consider and the global syst
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 11:00am EDT
. this came from a cell phone that locals tell us belong to a libyan soldier who dropped it after firing his own rocket launcher, which he is are rockets on abzabiya. this appears to be rocket launchers, firing a barrage of rockets in close range. we've heard about yet another round of shelling coming from tanks and libyan soldiers in the city, and north of the city on rebel fighters gathered in the desert, the fighters continue to probe and those libyan army troops continue to return fire. we've heard about a number of dead and wounded in the couple of days in adjabiya and in misurata, as you know the attacks continue there as well and we're hearing about air strikes aimed at tanking out the gadhafi tanks and armour. jenna: you take a look at video and this question comes up time and tile again about who exactly the rebels are. we're hearing reports that a new government is starting to take shape. what with you kel -- what can you tell us about that? >> here in benghazi, it's the opposition strong hold, and they have been forming >> reporter: they have been forming this provisional coun
FOX News
Mar 30, 2011 11:00am EDT
, he's going to call us in a little bit. he's on his way. as you can imagine communication is rough right now with so many different parts to this story. rick leventhal coming up with the latest out of libya. jon: to another crisis overseas, radiation levels hitting their highest levels yet outside japan's damaged fukushima nuclear plant. sea water there, found to contain more than 3000 times the legal limit of radioactive iodine. it's a sign more contaminated water is seeping into the ocean from that crippled plant. and the president of the tokeo electric power company which owns the power plant is now in the hospital being treat fod hypertension. for the first time since the massive earthquake struck, japan's emperor visited a shelter to meet face to face with evacuees from the crisis. our dominic di-natale is streaming live from osaka. what's the latest to restrain the contamination there? >> they are proposing to spray the entire site with a water soluble resin which they believe will actually seal the surface of a lot of the areas that are giving off radiation. it will basically be l
FOX News
Mar 4, 2011 11:00am EST
. jenna: we're so glad you are with us. i'm jenna lee. pressure mounting on wisconsin's runaway democrats to return to the state and vote on the collective bargaining. jon: scott walker has threatened to send 1500 pink slips to workers if democrats don't end the epl pass. they are threatening to find them in contempt of the senate and arrested. jenna: a judge ruled that demonstrators could no longer spend the night there. no more sleep overs, any more than two weeks of round-the-clock protests inside. jon: doug mcelway has the latest live from washington. what are the options the governor has to get the democratic lawmakers back into their home state? >> reporter: well those layoffs are probably the clearest and most profound option that he has right now. legally there are really no easy answers. we can take a look at the constitution much wisconsin and here is what it says. each house may compel the attendance of absent members in such manner and under such penalties as each house may provide. but it's generally given that law enforcement in wisconsin cannot enforce wisconsin s
FOX News
Mar 15, 2011 11:00am EDT
make it up. see you tomorrow. thanks for being with us. "happening now" starts right now. jenna: breaking develop -pblts and brand-new stories this hour. the scale of japan's disaster one of the worst in history. another strong earthquake shakes tokyo. a tsunami clams one coastal city, the damage $40 million. forces loyal to moammar gadhafi reportedly making big gains. word they captured an opposition stronghold west of the capitol. what is next, a question we are going to ask. it's all new and live and it's "happening now." greg: a lot of news to get to on this tuesday. good morning to you i'm jon scott. jenna: good morning, i'm jenna lee. we are here in the fox newsroom. happening right now a new aftershock rocking gentleman man as the nation koeps with a nuclear disaster in the making after a third exemploys at one of your plants causing radiation to league out at dangerous levels. the water meant to cool off the fuel rods now reportedly boiling, a very tphopl must sign, jon, some way. greg: that's right. at least two dozen people nearby getting the contamination treatment wh
FOX News
Mar 22, 2011 11:00am EDT
you're with us on another busy day everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. we are here in the newsroom, "happening now", a u.s. fighter jet crashes, amazingly the two crew members are safe, they suffered only minor injuries, our military saying the pair ejected from the f15e strike eagle just outside of the rebel stronghold in benghazi, both crew members now said to be in american hands, the u.s. military stresses the plane was not shot down. investigators are now looking at a mechanical failure as the likely cause of that crash. jenna: you were at video that we he we think is of that crash, this as pro qaddafi forces step up rebel attack necessary that area. we have explosion necessary an eastern city forcing rebel fighters to scatter and regroup, but a very different story in the libyan capitol of tripoli. take a look: >> jon: colation forces, handing momentum back to the rebels, but the rebels run into trouble in the west, this out of misurata. >> jenna: as the fighting heats up there, dozens dead, reports of children among those killed, and there are now reports that qadda
FOX News
Mar 29, 2011 11:00am EDT
: what a world. martha: we are glad to have you with us in "america's newsroom." bill: you've got it "happening now" starts right now. jenna: breaking developments in a brand-new story this hour, developments fast and furious out of libya where the rebels putting up quite a fight as qaddhafi forces turn up the heat bringing in tanks, firing rockets and launching more attacks. out of syria, the country's entire cabinet just resigned. a major discrimination lawsuit against walmart. will the supreme court let it go forward? it's a big question, it's all new, it's all live, "happening now." we've been on a roll with big news days, haven't we, greg. gregg: we certainly have. jenna: we are so glad you are with us. gregg: i'm greg jarrett in for jon scott. there are brand-new developments to tell you about in libya where a battle for qaddhafi's hometown is raging. just some of the gunfire there, rebel forces armed with machine guns working very hard to make headway after a set back in sirte. progovernment forces beating them back using tanks, heavy mortar and rockets, but the outgunned rebe
FOX News
Mar 16, 2011 11:00am EDT
. authorities are now working on a plan to use a water cannon to cool down a pool which is storing spent fuel rods at the number 4 reactor who was on fire earlier today. jenna: we are taking a look at the helicopters that were going to lower water on some of the nuke plants. there are still after shocks happening. have there been any more earthquakes today in japan. reporter: the last earthquake which shook tokyo happened about one and a half hours ago. that was just northeast of tokyo. and today there have been at least seven quakes with a magnitude of 5 and over. they actually seem to be heading in a southwest direction towards tokyo, and last night there was one which was literally underneath mount fugi which is tkoer tphapbt and overlooks tokyo, and that did spook some people, but there is no indication that it could lead anything to be some kind of eruption. jenna: david ross is taking in the destruction and terrible weather that hit the coastline in japan. maybe a personal question for you. how are you dealing with the situation and operating there in japan and how are folks around
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 11:00am EDT
. what can you tell us about qaddafi possibly negotiating an exit plan, rick? >> reporter: well, we heard that libra's more than fr called the u.s. assistant secretary of state over the state -- over the weekend to possibly discuss what qaddafi's exit strategy might be. it's pairnl very preliminary, these calls are made all the time is what we're hearing but there may have been a call made from qaddafi's foreign minister to the u.s. to talk about possible exit strategy for mommar qaddafi, who is getting pounded today by his command structure in libya, taking a beating from nato jets. we're also hearing as you mentioned about air bases, about 500 miles south of tripoli and another 1150 miles south getting pounded as well and some sustained air strikes and jon, the rebels do seem to be making advances as well. so there may be a slow turn to the side here. jon: so how is this no fly zone handover going to affect the -- going to affect the forces on the ground there? >> well, it's a good question. the rebels tell us that they're actually in contact with nato forces, so that when they ma
FOX News
Mar 7, 2011 11:00am EST
back here tomorrow. jenna: hi everybody, we're so glad you're joining us on this monday morning, i'm jenna lee. gregg: i'm grey jarrett in for jon scott, glad you're with us. right now the showdown sparking fears of a government shutdown. at issue, the proposed spending cuts to trimle ballooning federal decifit. the gop says it's a necessary evil but the democrats, they're saying these cuts go way too far. >> if you believe that you're going to balance the budget by cutting just 12 percent of the budget town to balance, it is literally, figuratively impossible. jenna: the gop making it clear the u.s. cannot keep wracking up debt and some saying something, if anything, needs to be stkpwhraoupb unfortunately we know republicans control one of one levers of law making, the democrats have the senate, the democrats have the white house, nobody wants to shut down the government, but one thing is nonnegotiable, as our speaker said, we will not that -- will not pass bills that to not create savings for the american people. skpwr*epb jen carl kan iron is live on this story. it seems this
FOX News
Mar 3, 2011 11:00am EST
one ahead. i'm jon scott. jenna: we are so glad you are with us. i'm jenna lee. we are going to take you out to wisconsin where both sides are digging in for the long hall in a bitter budget battle. easy enough for me to say. a bitter budget battle. republicans in the senate are slapping one hundred dollar daily fines against the 14 democratic senators who went awol. there are no signs that the democratic senators will return to wisconsin despite obviously massive protests at the state capitol. jon: any minute now we are waiting for a judge to rule on whether to restrict access to the state capitol building there. in ohio, the state senate passes a sweeping bill that restreubts the rights of publirestrictsthe, that fight is headed for the house. eric shawn is live in our newsroom. the ohio bill, is that much different from wisconsin's bill. >> reporter: it's a tougher bill than the bill that is in wisconsin and it could be the law in rao*euz by next week. last night the ohio senate by one vote passed a republican-sponsored bill that does away with many of the time-honored union
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 11:00am EST
on it for us. martha: from the capitol in wisconsin to our nice's capitol controversial hearings on radicalization in the american, muslim community. christian, jewish muslim groups are protesting outside as this is happening. household chairman paoeuter king is receiving roupb the clock security. in opening remarks kings addressed the controversy but stressed the importance of moving forward with the hearings, take a listen. >> i'm well aware that the announcement of these hearings has generated considerable controversy and opposition. some of this opposition such as my colleague and friends has been measured and thoughtful. other opposition both from special interest groups and the media has ranged from disbelief to rage and hysteria. let me make it clear today that i remain convinced that these hearings must go forward and they will. martha: well we're a few hours into the hearings now. shannon bream is live in washington with the latest. congressman ellison was very emotional this morning. what brought that on, what did he have to say in his testimony. >> reporter: he started ou
FOX News
Mar 1, 2011 11:00am EST
glad you're with us today, i'm jenna lee, we're here in the fox news room and "happening now", we mentioned that volatile weather coast to coast but how about this storm brewing in wisconsin, where we're seeing brand new labor protestes, just hours before the governor unveils his spending plan to close more than $3.5 billion budget gap one part of that plan, the proposal to end collective bargaining rights for state workers, some of those collective bargaining rights, not all of them. this is what sparked of course all of these rallies, jon. jon: but governor walker is undaunted, he's set to reveal even more controversial cuts, including slashing the budget for schools across that state. mike tobin is live in madison, wisconsin. i guess this is d day, huh mike? >> reporter: it is. expect a lot more gasoline to be thrown on the fire out here as governor walker addresses the budget and a $3.6 billion projected shortfall over the next couple of years, anticipate he will talk about additional cuts for local governments and schools to the tune of $900 million, or 9 percent. anticipate
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 11:00am EST
los angeles. trace? >> reporter: john, they are telling us the expert now saying those tsunami waves are a little bit later than expected here in california. but they do believe the first effects are now coming to shore in some areas. as you know, southern california isnd a tsunami advisory. northern california, which is north of santa barbara under a tsunami warning and the focus has been on a place called crescent city, california, population 20,000, south of the oregon border, 365 miles north of san francisco and the area is all built along a hear, very susceptible to tsunamis, we have been told they've evacuated the area, and we have talked to a couple of gas stations who say they have been inundated with people since midnight last night. trying to flee what could be a big tsunami coming their way. we have also called businesses right along the harbor. four of them to be exact. none of them have answered, which is good news but also is a dearth of information coming out and we will not see pictures out of there for quite some time, what you are looking at here is pacifica, califo
FOX News
Mar 28, 2011 11:00am EDT
now." a busy way to start the week, everybody, we are so glad you are with us, i'm jenna lee. gregg: i'm greg jarrett in for jon scott. the rebels making huge gains closing in on qaddhafi's ohm town. this as international air strikes are flying for the first time. jenna: qaddhafi forces pulling back by getting bombarded by coalition air strikes. so many information coming out of that part of the world. gregg: the opposition recovering all of the ground they initially lost including control of key oil refineries. jenna: very important to watch. why the libyan leader hasn't made any appearance today, libyan television has pictures that it claims shows qaddhafi riding in a car surrounded by supporters. gregg: rick lea leventhal is ins lanuf live. how quick leer the rebels moving in the east. >> reporter: dramatic progress these fighters have made. 48 hours ago they were in ajdabiya struggling to take that town. they have pushed west in rapid fashion taking brega, going to ras lanuf which is a massive mining town and knocking on the doorstep of surt. we are told there are qaddhafi milit
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 11:00am EDT
weekend everybody. good to have you, heather with us today, martha is working for. megyn: this afternoon. "happening now" starts right now. jon: good morning to you. breaking developments and brand-new stories this hour. japan's nuke crisis goes from really bad to even worst. a suspected breach in one reactor's containment vessel. abercrombie, known for its over the top sexy ads targeting teens. outrage, some say the company has gone too far. this marathoner got his best time after eating nothing but mcdonald's food months before the big race. he'll tell us miss m macstory. it's all live and "happening now." we have all made it to friday. hello to you i'm jon scott. jenna: so far so good. hello i'm jenna lee. happening right now japan's prime minister describing the execution at the damaged fukushima as grave and serious after word of a possible breach from one of the reactors. jon: technicians detected the problem after two workers stepped in water that had ten thousand times normal radiation levels. they suffered burns, they are now being treated at a special facility outside
FOX News
Mar 14, 2011 11:00am EDT
loyal to qaddhafi use warplanes to bomb stra taoepbl i can conditions. it's all now and live and "happening now" "happening now." we're go glad you are with us on this very busy monday morning. hi, everybody i'm jenna lee? i'm jon scott. "happening now" a new explosion at a japanese nuclear power plant raises fears of an all out meltdown. the fallout from that could reach across the pacific affectth west coast of the u.s. more powerful after shocks rocked japan today. a thousand bodies wash ashore on the devastated northeast coast of the country. raising the death toll officially now lis listed as tad 9.0 and the tsunami that hit just half wards. the details get worse by the day. >> reporter: absolutely. it's completely unbelievable. every day i go out it gets worse than the day before. i went down by the airport which was hit by the tsunami on friday afternoon. the military here are walking through the fields picking up body parts from the culverts and amongst the rice paddies. it's appalling. jon: just the rebuilding, even the cleaning up has to be so badly affected by the fact
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 11:00am EST
jenna: we'll keep you up to date on the breaking news, we're so glad you're with us, everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. lots to get to today. "happening now", fallout after wisconsin's governor unveiled his full plan for closing the state's more than $3.5 billion budget gap, the spending plan includes huge cuts to public schools, this as he still faces a major pushback over his proposal to strip state workers of collective bargaining rights, that issue sparking big labor rallies that continue in the state. jenna: the governor's plan is in limbo right now ever since senate democrats high tailed it out of the state to block a vote and it looks like they have no intention of coming back any time soon. how are the voters in wisconsin reacting to the budget standoff? steve brown is live with that story. steve, what are people saying? >> reporter: well, we went to the town of nubl -- nuglares, 45 miles southwest of madison, a pretty evenly divided county, and we did find some interesting opinions, basically along those lines, split. we went to a place called the swiss lanes, a
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. we're so glad you are with us. we are here in the fox newsroom. happening right now we have a fox news alert out of libya. the u.s. navy releasing grand new video of the punishing nighttime assaults on qaddafi forces. they are using b.-2 stealth bombers, jet fighters and tom hawk missiles. jon: qaddhafi's forces come under fire across the count three. the security council set to hold a closed-door meeting on the situation in libya a few hours from now. jenna: in the rebel capitol of benghazi qaddafi tanks were blasted. the libyan leader is not about to give up and vowing a long war ahead. rick leventhal is live from benghazi. is there still fighting there. >> reporter: not here. as far as we can tell the front line has moved to the south again, to the town of average a. they were sending their own team to search for qaddhafi troops. there is a presence of the qaddhafi military surrounding the town, not sure if there is fighting within the city limits. the rebels are clear to push toward the western part of the country because of the fact that nat
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